School term dates 

View school term dates, holidays and teacher in service days for North Ayrshire schools.

Please note: All dates are inclusive.

All schools except Arran
Staff only (in service day) Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 August 2020
Schools reopen to pupils 
(Session 2020/21)
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Schools close Friday 9 October 2020
Staff only (in service day) Monday 19 October 2020
Schools reopen Tuesday 20 October 2020
Holiday Friday 20 November 2020
Holiday Monday 23 November 2020
Schools close Wednesday 23 December 2020
Schools reopen Wednesday 6 January 2021
Holiday Friday 12 February 2021
Staff only (in service day) Monday 15 February 2021
Schools reopen Tuesday 16 February 2021
Schools close (Easter holidays) Thursday 1 April  2021
Schools reopen Monday 19 April 2021
Holiday  Monday 3 May 2021
Staff only (in service day) Friday 28 May 2021
Holiday  Monday 31 May 2021
Schools reopen  Tuesday 1 June 2021
Schools close  Friday 18 June 2021
Schools reopen
(Sessions 2021/22)
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Staff only (in service day) Monday 20 September 2021
Schools close Friday 8 October 2021
Schools reopen Monday 18 October 2021
Schools close Wednesday 17 November 2021
Staff only (in service day) Thursday 18 November 2021
Schools reopen Tuesday 23 November 2021
Schools close Wednesday 22 December 2021
Schools reopen Thursday 6 January 2022
Schools close Thursday 10 February 2022
Staff only (in service day) Tuesday 15 February 2022
Schools reopen Wednesday 16 February 2022
Schools close (Easter holidays) Friday 1 April 2022
Schools reopen  Tuesday 19 April 2022
Holiday Monday 2 May 2022
Staff only (in service day) Friday 27 May 2022
Holiday Monday 30 May 2022
Schools close Wednesday 29 June 2022
Schools reopen (Sessions 2022/23) Thursday 18 August 2022
Arran schools
Staff only (in service day) Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 August 2020
Schools reopen
(Sessions 2020/21)
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Schools close Friday 2 October 2020
Staff only (in service day) Monday 19 October 2020
Schools reopen Tuesday 20 October 2020
Schools close Wednesday 23 December 2020
Schools reopen Thursday 7 January 2021
Staff only (in service day) Monday 15 February 2021
Schools reopen Tuesday 16 February 2021
Schools close (Easter holidays) Thursday 1 April 2021
Schools reopen Monday 19 April 2021
May Day Monday 3 May 2021
Staff only (in service day) Friday 28 May 2021
Schools close Tuesday 22 June 2021
Schools reopen
(Sessions 2021/22)
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Staff only (in service day) Monday 20 September 2021
Schools close Friday 1 October 2021
Schools reopen  Monday 18 October 2021
Staff only (in service day) Monday 15 November 2021
Schools close Wednesday 22 December 2021
Schools reopen Thursday 6 January 2022
Staff only (in service day) Monday 14 February 2022
Schools close (Easter holidays) Friday 1 April 2022
Schools reopen Tuesday 19 April 2022
Holiday  Monday 2 May 2022
Staff only (in service day) Friday 27 May 2022
Schools close Wednesday 29 June 2022
Schools reopen
(Sessions 2022/23)
Thursday 18 August 2022

2020-21 school term dates

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2021-22 school term dates

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Family holidays

If your child is absent because of a holiday booked outside the school holidays dates it'll be marked as an unauthorised absence, even if you've told the school.

Absences of more than 4 weeks, where your child is overseas visiting family, or is absent because their parents are travelling people, will be marked as an authorised absence.

Contact Education Service

Email

education@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Telephone

01294 324400

Twitter

@NAC_Education

Address

Education Service, North Ayrshire Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE